Cooper Wellness & Disease Prevention Center

3604 N. McColl Rd. 

McAllen, Texas 78501

 

        (956) 627-3106

       

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Sit down with an actual Medical Provider who understands your conditions and knows when to prescribe natural or conventional medicine.

Learn Healthy Cooking

Replace meat, dairy, and sugar in your diet through a variety of delicious and easy recipes. Make better eating choices armed with nutritional knowledge.

Prescribed Natural Remedies

Herbal teas, supplements, hydrotherapy, exercise therapy, charcoal, counseling, poultices, and diet plans are prescribed at you.

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Understand the cause of your diseases and learn natural remedies and habits to reverse their progression

Prescribed Hot & Cold Therapy

Boost your immune system by increasing circulation and white blood cells.

Discover Simple Exercises

Spend time in nature as you learn the simplest exercise: walking.  

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Let your body heal as you sleep soundly in a hotel-quality bed.  

Nutrition for Physical Health

Enjoy meals that aren't just delicious, but also low-fat, high-fiber and packed with whole grains, legumes, and nuts.

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It is said that by 2020, more than half of all Americans will be diabetics or prediabetics.

Alarming? Yes indeed! But… the good news is that you don’t have to fit that statistic. We can crush any predisposition or current lifestyle habit that can lead to diabetes. There’s wisdom and advice we now have that make that more than possible.

My books 14 Days to Amazing Health and Get Healthy for Life offer tried-and- true

recommendations on what can be done to reverse, manage, and prevent diabetes. Today, however I want to share TWO simple, yet very powerful, game-changing pieces of advice that will help anyone beat diabetes before it beats you.

Here they are:

1. Having beans at every meal (Yes, even at breakfast!)

2. Taking a Digestive Walk

Legumes are the highest foods in fiber. Beans and peas fall into this category accounting for 10-16 grams of fiber per 1 cup. Fiber from whole grains is protective against diabetes and helps normalize blood sugar levels. It also makes you feel full an...

One of the key secrets for successful weight loss is simply to take a break. When you take a break from a restrictive eating plan to indulge in the foods you have been truly does your bod good, you receive the major benefit of a psychological boost. Feeling good and feeling positive is important for sticking to your weight loss plan.

Taking a break from dieting can also reboot your metabolic rate. Your metabolic rate tends to slow down when your body senses that you have reduced your calorie intake. A short break should get you revved up again and put you on the road to faster overall results.

Here Are 10 Signs That Tell You When to Take a Break From Dieting

  1. Do you feel irritable or anxious? Being on a reduced calorie diet for an extended period of time can take a toll on your patience and mood. Opting for a break such as a “cheat” day or weekend off should help you to feel better.

  2. Are you craving carbs? This could be caused by a decrease in leptin, which often happens after long...

Do you want to increase the amount of fat you’re losing on your weight loss journey? If so, try to increase your protein intake. Eating more protein, in the way we recommend on this site is one of the fastest ways to boost fat loss and also offers additional benefits.

Many people don’t eat a lot of protein from the right sources. Hence they end up with diets made up of mostly carbohydrates and fat. Fat contributes 9 calories per gram, compared to 4 calories per gram from carbs and protein. In addition to that, carbs have an insulin elevating effects. (Remember, insulin is also known as the fat storage hormone.) So it’s easy to see how this can hinder weight loss progress.

Get your rich supply of protein from grains and nuts and other natural sources. If you chose to supplement, do it naturally as well. Aim to increase your protein to about 30% of your total diet so you can achieve the best fat loss results possible.

Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Boost Protein for Weight Loss

  1. Eating pro...

Today, more and more people are experimenting with meditation and prayer. But do they really understand just how powerful these things are in relation to health and healing? Did you know that one-third of Americans say they use prayer to facilitate healing? This is according to Anne McCaffrey, M.D., of Harvard Medical School. She also noted that 69 percent of respondents claimed prayer improved their health.

Prayer indeed has many benefits. Both for the one who prays and for those whom prayers are offered. Whether you believe in the power pray or not, it’s hard to discount the fact that prayer has been the subject of all kinds of people for centuries. Kings, sages, poets, and prophets of antiquity handed down by precept and example this rich practice which has been widely studied in the modern scientific age.

Many reputable sources are now shining the light on countless scientific studies being conducted that seek to understand the true benefits of prayer. Here are some article head...

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